Virtual reality research team earns USC Collaboration Fund grant

Move over, gamers. There are some new players in the world of virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR). 

Increasingly, health care providers are looking to the immersive nature of VR as a way to treat myriad conditions. In fact, the market Read More »

June 24th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

From restoring sight to reversing brain damage, USC stem cell researchers are making life-changing discoveries

If anyone has a clear vision of the power of stem cell cures, it’s Anna Kuehl. She suffered a retina-wrecking disease that cost her much of her sight before USC physicians surgically implanted stem cells to restore her ability to see.

Today, Read More »

June 20th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Cartoon ads may increase young adults’ likelihood of vaping

Like the infamous “Joe Camel” advertisements for cigarettes in the 1980s and 90s, the use of cartoon characters in ads for e-cigarettes and e-liquids may be attracting young people to the nicotine-delivery products, according to a new USC study.

The newly Read More »

June 19th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

CHLA ranked No. 1 children’s hospital in the west, rises to No. 5 overall

For the third straight year, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), an affiliate of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been named the top pediatric hospital in the western United States, according to the U.S. News & World Read More »

June 18th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Ultrasound innovator prepares to step down as radiology chair

Edward Grant, MD, already had a distinguished career by the time he came to the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 2002 as chair of the Department of Radiology. He had made his mark as chair of the imaging Read More »

June 18th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|